IIM Sambalpur Cutoff 2019

04 Jul, 2018

IIM Sambalpur Cutoff 2019 – The candidates seeking admission in IIM Sambalpur must meet the cutoff criteria released by the participating institutes and must qualify CAT exam as well. The cutoff is the minimum percentile for a candidate to score to get admission in 20 IIMs of India. Candidate must note this that each year the cutoff is released by the participating institute; the examination authority does not release the cutoff. The candidates meeting the cutoff criteria and qualifying the CAT 2018 exam will be shortlisted for the next round by the institute. The cutoff for 2018 has increased as compared to 2017; this year it is expected to be the same. According to IIM Sambalpur cutoff 2018, the overall cutoff for each category has increased whereas the section – wise cutoff for General, SC, ST and PWD category is similar except for NC- OBC. The cutoff for General and NC- OBC category is 90 and 78 respectively while for SC category the cutoff is 60; for ST and PWD are 40. The scores of CAT are considered to the primary criteria for shortlisting the candidates. Candidates can collect more information on IIM Sambalpur Cutoff 2019 from this article.

What is IIM Sambalpur Cutoff?

The minimum percentile or marks a candidate must score to be eligible for admission in IIM Sambalpur. IIM Sambalpur releases its cutoff soon after the release of the result and announces the list of the shortlisted candidates based on CAT exam for admission in various MBA programs. Apart from CAT scores, the other criteria that govern the cutoff of Sambalpur are number of candidates appearing for the exam, number of seats available, and difficulty level of the exam. Candidates can check the details on cutoffs such as section- wise and overall in the table given below and can even estimate for the upcoming year. As soon as the cutoff for the upcoming year will be released the table will be updated.

Previous year’s IIM Sambalpur Cutoff

    The below-given tables comprise of past few years cutoff which will give the candidates an idea so that preparation will become easier and can even estimate the cutoff for the upcoming session.

    IIM Sambalpur Cutoff 2018

    Category VARC DILR Quantitative Aptitude Overall Percentile
    General 80 80 80 90
    OBC(Non-Creamy layer) 60 60 60 75
    SC 50 50 50 60
    ST 30 30 30 40
    PWD 30 30 30 40


    IIM Sambalpur Cutoff 2017

       Category      Quantitative Aptitude      Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning      Verbal & Reading Comprehension      Overall Percentile   
    General 80 80 80 90
    NC-OBC 60 60 60 78
    SC 50 50 50 60
    ST 30 30 30 40
    DAP 30 30 30 40


    IIM Sambalpur Cutoff 2016

    Category QA DILR VARC Overall
    General 80 80 80 90
    NC-OBC 65 65 65 65
    SC 50 50 50 50
    ST 30 30 30 30
    PWD/DA 30 30 30 30


    IIM Sambalpur Cutoff 2015

    As compared to 2014 exam pattern, CAT 2015 was revised with three sections, namely Quantitative Analysis, Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension, and Data Interpretation and Logical Reasoning. There were some changes in the overall aggregate percentile for all the categories.

    Category Section 1 (QA) Section 2 (DILR) Section 3 (VARC) Overall
    General 80 80 80 90
    NC-OBC 70 70 70 80
    SC 55 55 55 60
    ST 45 45 45 50
    DA 45 45 45 50


    IIM Sambalpur Cutoff 2014

    CAT 2014 exam pattern consisted of two sections with the overall aggregate of 96.3 percentile for general category. For NC- OBC the overall aggregate is 78.98 percentile, 63 percentile for SC and 50.71 for both ST and DAP category.

    Category Number of Seats Section 1 (QA & DI) Section 2 (VA & LR) Overall
    General 28 80 80 96.3
    NC-OBC 16 61.43 61.43 78.98
    SC 9 50.4 50.4 63
    ST 5 41.42 40.80 50.71
    DAP 2 41.42 42.21 50.71


    IIM Sambalpur Cutoff 2019 – Selection procedure

    The selection procedure of IIM Sambalpur will be announced once the result will be declared. The selection procedure consists of shortlisting of the candidates, WAT and PI round and preparation of the final selection list. The candidates are selected and shortlisted on the basis of the CAT scores and the cutoff criteria set up by the institutes for WAT and PI round. After the completion of the WAT and PI round the institutes prepare the merit list for admission. The merit list prepared on the following criteria CAT scores, performance in the WAT and PI round, academic records and work experience.  Apart from CAT scores, WAT and PI round, the academic performance in the 10th and 12th standard are considered. The specific weightage assigned to the categories are mentioned in the table given below. Candidates can check the details

    Weightages for merit list

    Category Weightages
    CAT Score 55%
    PI & WAT Score 20%
    Profile 25%
    Total 100%


    About IIM Sambalpur

    IIM Sambalpur is the six new additions to list of the IIMs and 18th Indian Institute of Management is an autonomous public business school located in Odisha, which was established in the year 2015 under the mentorship of IIM Indore. It is located within the campus of Silicon Institute of Technology, Season. The institute offers two-year full-time Post Graduate Programme in Management.   The fee required to complete the entire course is approx Rs 10 lakh. The institutes accept the CAT score to screen the right candidates for admission.

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